"It's a story about a man who's been up all night drinking, and when he gets home, he can't put the key in the door."
- Adam Clayton introducing Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World in Detroit, 1992
did you know
The Picture of Dorian Grey mentioned in the song 'The Ocean' is a novel by Oscar Wilde, the Irish author who has been a huge influence on Bono's lyrics. In referring to it, Bono mocks his own vanity in thinking a rock star can change the world.